Your Donation Can Help Organizations That Are Great at Doing Good



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How will my donation help GuideStar make the world a better place?



Your generous donation will help GuideStar increase and enhance the visibility of nonprofit organizations across the sector that are doing the most good for the causes you care about. Donors like yourself have helped grow GuideStar’s users to more than 9 million a year, and have also enabled us to partner and share our data with AmazonSmile, Facebook, Network for Good, and many others. That’s 10s of millions of people who now have insight into the amazing work these nonprofit organizations do every day.


With contributions from supporters like you, GuideStar can continue providing the information donors and funders need to make smart giving decisions.


Help us help every nonprofit by donating to GuideStar.


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In the United States, the nonprofit sector involves more than 1 million organizations, 100+ million volunteers and donors, with more than 14 million people dedicating their lives and careers to the causes that matter most. No matter what their focus, nonprofits touch almost everyone's life nearly every day.


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GuideStar is the world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations and a recognized thought leader for the sector. Through this work, we are creating a more transparent nonprofit sector, increasing knowledge about tax-exempt organizations, and enabling more confident charitable giving.


Your tax-deductible donation to GuideStar ...



GuideStar Search, the most comprehensive and powerful philanthropic search functionality available.





Philanthropy for more than 200 websites and applications, including AmazonSmile and Paypal.



Nonprofit transparency, enabling you to learn about organizations through our Nonprofit Profiles.



Innovation in the nonprofit ecosystem, benefiting all those served by the sector!





Are you a grantmaker?

GuideStar offers many ways that we can work together to build a stronger philanthropic sector and drive social change. Find out more about GuideStar Membership, Nonprofit Profile Program, and GuideStar for Grant Applications.

Mail in your donation:

If you wish to mail a donation to GuideStar, please make your check payable to GuideStar and send your donation to: 4801 Courthouse Street, Suite 220, Williamsburg, VA 23188 

Don’t miss your match!

Did you know that millions of individuals work for companies that will match their employee’s donations to 501(c)(3) nonprofits? Matching gifts make your contributions to GuideStar go even further in delivering impact. Please check with your employer about existing match programs.


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